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Quit claim deed by John Carney to George Washington, 1765 February 26

 Item — Box: 33, Folder: 1765.02.26
Identifier: 2018-SC-027

Scope and Contents

Quit claim deed written on handmade laid paper in the hand of George Washington. The quit claim is by John Carney to George Washington for 200 acres of land at Cliftons, formerly Piscataway Neck, which later became part of the Mount Vernon River Farm. Signed by John Carney (his mark), Lund Washington, Walter Magowan, Eno Williams (his mark), and Thos. Bishop.


  • Creation: 1765 February 26


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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121